Scripting System - Form Designer

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Parent page: Accessing, Defining & Managing System Preferences

The Scripting System - Form Designer page of the Preferences dialogThe Scripting System - Form Designer page of the Preferences dialog


The Scripting System - Form Designer page of the Preferences dialog provides the grid and component designator options for a scripting form document.


This page of the Preferences dialog page is accessed by clicking Form Designer under the Scripting System folder in the main Preferences dialog (accessed by clicking  in the upper right of the design space.


Grid Options

  • Display Grid - enable to show the grid in scripting form documents.

  • Snap To Grid - enable to snap to the grid as defined in the Grid Size fields.

    • Grid Size - use the arrows or enter the desired grid for X and Y.


  • Show Component Captions - enable to display the component captions.
  • Show Designer Hints - enable to display hints for script documents.
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